Pink Smoke Protest” to Push for Women Priests

A Group of Catholic Women Launch “Pink Smoke Protest” to Push for Women Priests

White smoke emitted from the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday signaled the selection of a new pope. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, is the first South American and Jesuit member ...

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Another

Another Case of Cultural Appropriation: Michelle Williams Poses as an American Indian

Another magazine cover equals another case of perfunctory cultural appropriation. AnOther magazine, a biannual fashion and lifestyle publication based in Britain, is under fire for decking actress Michelle Williams in ...

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cord

Texas Mother, Allegedly Beat Son With Electrical Cord After Finding Him In Gay Act With Her Cousin

Erica Moore, of Forest Hill, Texas, caught her 18-year-old male cousin in a compromising position with her 15-year-old son.  Moore decided to check on her kids one night, but ...

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police chief uses polygraph test to weed out racist applicants

Police Chief Uses Polygraph Test To Weed Out Racist Applicants

Polygraphs are popular on Maury, Jerry Springer and now the small town of Coopertown, Tennessee. Coopertown Police Chief Shane Sullivan was hired to rebuild the police department after years of ...

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Constance

Former Essence Editor-in-Chief Constance White Says She Was Fired For Clashing With Time Inc. Head

Many were shocked when news hit that Essence editor-in-chief Constance White was leaving her post at the helm of the magazine after less than two years in the position. It ...

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8 Year Old Girl Handcuffed, Jailed After Throwing A Tantrum At School- Clutch Magazine

8 Year Old Girl Handcuffed, Jailed After Throwing A Tantrum At School

8-year-old Jmyha Rickman may never throw another temper tantrum in school again, especially after what she had to experience this week. Jmyha, a student at Lovejoy Elementary School in Alton, ...

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the root

Does Scandal Exploit The Image of Black Women?

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In a recent interview with The Root, Burrell expresses his displeasure in Scandal’s portrayal of black women. I’m not a big television watcher, and it’s only been about a year since I’ve had anything but Netflix in my house. We were a cableless and network...